DEBBIE Newsome — a television star who Australians fell in love with in the 1980s as a host on Perfect Match — is back in a niche of gracing clubs with her Janis Joplin tribute show.
Newsome is a star who began in modelling and comedy television and appeared in television commercials (teeth whitening, United Airlines).
She also was on the cover of many Australian magazines.
Newsome will perform Joplin hits from the late 1960s including Piece of My Heart, Down on Me, Me and Bobby McGee, Summertime and Ball and Chain.
Her show also includes tracks by Jimi Hendrix and Joe Cocker.
- The debut show of Debbie Newsome as Janis Joplin will take place at the Australian Brewery on Friday, May 16, 8pm. Tickets are $25.